Today's News

  • community calendar

    THURSDAY, Jan. 19
    Book Babies. Thursday, Jan. 19 at 11 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library for babies up to 18 months old for a fun time reading, playing, and singing. Pre-registration is appreciated.
    Penguin Celebration Program. Thursday, Jan. 19 at 4 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library for Kindergarten-5th.  Will learn about different types of penguins, make crafts and have other penguin related fun.

    FRIDAY, Jan. 20

  • KCTCS joins national emergency and disaster group

    When a crisis strikes on campus, it could require a response many colleges and universities might not be equipped to handle alone. This is not limited to small schools. Higher education institutions such as Harvard University, University of Oregon, University of Virginia and Virginia Tech have all signed the National Intercollegiate Mutual Aid Agreement (NIMAA). Now, the Kentucky Community and Technical College System has joined this impressive group. As of last summer, 26 institutions of higher ed had signed on to help each other during a crisis.

  • Georgetown Project Linus Make-a-Blanket Day set to help children in need

    The North Central Kentucky Chapter of Project Linus will kick-off a new year of helping children in need with a Project Linus Make-A-Blanket Day on Feb. 18.
    Area quilters of all skill levels are invited to participate in the event, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Georgetown.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Lora Dawn Woodard, 51, and Robert Dennis Beckett, 52, married Dec. 11, 2016.
    Natalie Chere Schreiber, 46, and Matthew Park Lewis, 44, married Dec. 23, 2016.
    Saprina Marie Douglas, 26, and Benjamin Logan Gann, 44, married Dec. 28, 2016.
    Misty Mae Earley, 37, and Michael Eugene Sims, 51, married Dec. 29, 2016.
    Angela Price Hounchell, 44, and Troy Scott Whitaker, 55, married Jan. 1, 2017.
    Breona Michelle Justice, 18, and Brandon Lewis Williams, 21, married Jan. 7, 2017.

  • Specialty seed catalogs deliver quality

    I have learned to be discerning when it comes to catalog shopping.  
    I steer clear of outrageous or cheap deals. I prefer the specialty catalog where expertise reigns, providing us with both a good product and the information to grow it well.  
    I shop locally as much as I can but for some crops we must turn to the catalogs that are filling the mailbox this time of the year.  

  • Jayden Cole Tucker

    Jayden Cole Tucker
    Jayden Cole Tucker was born to Alyssa Turner and Jordan Tucker of Cynthiana on Jan. 8, 2017 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    He weighed 6 lbs. 8 oz., and is welcomed by his sister, Haley Marie.
    Maternal grandparents are Angela Burberry or Paris, Ky. and Richard Turner of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are David and Judy Williams.
    Paternal grandparents are Rachel and Charles Tucker of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Dorothy Neaves, Del Ward, Ann Roberts, Charles and Dorothy Tucker.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Anna Marie Biddle, Dec. 1, 2006, daughter of Julie and Jason Biddle; Faith Elaine Florence, July 17, 2006, daughter of D.J. and Cathy Florence.
    If all goes according to plan, Harrison County will be getting a new stadium facility within the next two years. The new structure will be a multi-sport, multi-use endeavor.

  • New eye surgery procedure for cataracts performed at HMH

    A new procedure in ophthalmology surgery (eye surgery) called dropless cataract surgery is being performed at Harrison Memorial Hospital by Dr. David Blandford, HMH Ophthalmologist.
    Cataract is a name given to the natural lens of the eye as it becomes cloudy, resulting in blurred vision. The purpose of the lens is to bend (refract) light rays to help you see. The lens should be clear but, with a cataract, things may look blurry, hazy or less colorful.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report

    Jan. 9--Dep. Lance Hutchison served a bench warrant from Harrison District Court to Jonathan C. Redden for failure to appear.
    Jan. 9--Dep. Robert Puckett served an indictment  warrant from Harrison Circuit Court to Brandon Stanley for first degree robbery, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
    Jan. 9--Dep. Lance Hutchison served a bench warrant from Harrison District Court to Jordan Medlin for contempt of court libel/slander resistance to order.

  • Property Transfers

    Ray Thomas Welch to Sonny James Charles II, property on Oddville-Sunrise Road, Harrison County, $57,500.
    Athena N. Risner to Jerry D. Bacon Jr. and Kristin L. Bacon, property at 25 Blackburn Road, $55,000.
    George S. Franklin to Marlane K. Linville, property on Battle Grove Avenue, $109,600.
    Kentucky Housing Corporation and Kristin Wasson to Kentucky Housing Corporation, property on White Oak and Tricum Pike, $56,800.